By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

United Kingdom - Hard truths, soft money

Earlier this spring, when the UK government clamped down on "sole trader" schemes, it seemed like the last hurrah for a gold rush era in UK film financing. The old Section 48 and Section 42 tax reliefs were no longer in place. A period in which hundreds of millions of pounds had been raised for UK production through tax funds supporting elaborately structured sale-and-leaseback deals was definitively over.

Continue reading – simply subscribe below

It takes just two minutes and you’ll immediately gain full access to ScreenDaily.com, PLUS Screen International monthly magazine delivered to your door.

Screen International Subscribers:

If you are a Screen International subscriber please sign in with your email address and click submit:

Our records show you are already a registered user. Please sign-in with your password...

By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Not a Screen International subscriber?

Sign up today for immediate and complete access to screendaily.com and the monthly Screen International magazine for as little as £19 a month!



Find out more about all the benefits of a subscription to Screen International.

newsletter+promo